Site Buyer

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Skipton, North Yorkshire | Ref: BBBH24422


Site Buyer

Role Profile
Cast UK are looking to recruit a Buyer for our manufacturing client in Skipton.
Scapa is a global supplier of bonding solutions and manufacturer of adhesive-based products for the Healthcare and Industrial markets. They have a wide reaching global footprint, with 19 manufacturing and operations facilities in 10 countries across Europe, North and South America and Asia
This role is a strategic Purchasing opportunity within Scapa's Healthcare business and will suit a driven and enthusiastic individual

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Working cross-functionally with the departments ensuring excellent internal and external relationships
  • Responsible for a range of categories including Chemical, Packaging and Substrates
  • Sourcing new suppliers and maintaining excellent relationships with current suppliers
  • Agreeing commercial terms and long term contracts / agreements
  • Delivering cost savings to the business through appropriate procurement strategies

Skills and Experience

The successful candidate will have

  • Purchasing experience in an engineering, manufacturing or FMCG environment
  • Track record of working strategically with suppliers to deliver cost savings added value or supply chain efficiencies
  • Excellent communication skills with proven experience with supplier management
  • Strong negotiation skills and commercial acumen
  • Proven interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good working knowledge of SAP (or any MRP system)

Our client is a successful manufacturing business based in Skipton.

About Cast UK

Cast UK are managing this assignment on behalf of Scapa. All third party applications will be forwarded to Cast UK for review. Cast UK is a leading executive consultancy providing national recruitment solutions to both clients and candidates. Specialising in Procurement, Buying, Supply Chain and Logistics, each member of our specialist team has a professional background specific to their sector. With this unique insight and knowledge, our consultants are able to place individuals from trainee through to main board.

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